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Awakening and Other Stories, the (1996) [Collection]
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Summary (From the publisher):

When it was first published in 1899, The Awakening was charged with being sordid, immoral and repellent. Following such public condemnation the novel disappeared from bookshops and libraries for almost fifty years. Today, the story of Edna Pontellier's search for sexual and spiritual freedom is heralded as a classic. This volume includes other stories of Louisiana life which explore similar themes of love and marriage.


  • Introduction by Judith Baxter
  • The Awakening
  • A Point at Issue
  • A Shameful Affair
  • The Story of an Hour
  • At the 'Cadian Ball
  • La Belle Zoraïde
  • Désirée's Baby
  • The Storm
  • Resource Notes
  • Glossary
  • Further Reading

Original title: The Awakening and Other Stories
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionWomen's FictionFeminist
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

The following works are contained within this one:
     Storm, the (1898) [Short Story]
      Author: Kate Chopin
     Awakening, the (1899) [Novel]
      Author: Kate Chopin

Edition #1: The Awakening and Other Stories

The Awakening and Other Stories (1996)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Judith Baxter
Introduction by: Judith Baxter
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Manifested in:

The Awakening and Other Stories (2000)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Cambridge
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521567664
Dimensions: 5 x 7.7 x 0.5 in
Pages: 256

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